Mount Mathuralucuje in Nahuatl

What kind of mountain is Malinche Mountain?

The original name is "Matlalcueye", written as Matlalcueye.In Nahuatl, it means "god of the blue skirt", and in Tlaxcala and Xochitecatl it is a mountain revered as a symbol of "fertility".

150 approximately due west of Mexico CityIt is a mountain located in Kilo.About 3000 trailheadsI will drive to point m.The elevation difference from the trailhead to the summit is about 1400m, which is about the same as from the XNUMXth station to the summit of Mt. Fuji.It is an XNUMX-hour course with a slow pace of XNUMX hours uphill and XNUMX hours downhill.

The climbing route is not very difficult, but the altitude difference of 3000m from the altitude of 4000m to over 1400m and the long route will exhaust your physical strength.There are no mountain huts or toilets along the way.The altitude exceeds 4000m, and there are places where the rocky area continues for several hundred meters just below the summit.Climbing is only for those who have climbing experience.


For safe and enjoyable climbing Mt. Malinche

If you are coming from lowlands, we recommend that you do some exercise such as running in Mexico City at an altitude of 2200 so that your body can get used to the high altitude.

The recommended tour route that is often used by customers is to climb or hike 4000-4500m on the slopes of Mt. Iztaccihuatl for several hours on the previous day for acclimatization, then stay overnight in Huamantla at the foot of Mt. We will start climbing Mt. Mariche around XNUMX:XNUMX.

If you are also participating in the 5000-hour course, which takes one day to reach the 10m point on Mt.

Our guide, Iwasaki, will bring water, a stove, a pot, and freshly ground coffee.You can enjoy delicious Mexican coffee at the top of the mountain!If you bring water, you can cook instant noodles.

A day trip from Mexico City is possible, but it takes 16 hours from hotel to return. Anything over 12 hours will be charged at an additional hourly rate.For more informationRates and services>.


Led by a guide licensed by the Mexican Ministry of Tourism

Primary life support (primary treatment for bleeding, open fractures and closed fractures, sprains, cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for natural environments away from urban areas, included in the Natural Guide License NOM-09-TUR-2002 certified by the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico , airway foreign body removal) course (renewal every two years), and in the event of an accident, necessary first aid measures can be taken until medical personnel arrive.
In addition, in mountainous areas where mobile phones cannot be connected, in order to enable emergency calls such as rescue teams, we will have our personnel (those who have undergone basic life-saving training) on ​​standby at the base to enable wireless communication. We are organizing.In addition, if there are more than 4 people, in addition to the rescue personnel waiting at the base, a sub-guide (certified by the Ministry of Tourism) will accompany the climber.

We do our best to ensure that our customers enjoy safe and enjoyable climbing.

On the other hand, we must not forget that mountaineering is a dangerous sport against nature.Please fully consider your own physical strength, physical condition, and experience,at your own riskPlease join us.again,Please carefully check the coverage of the insurance contracted in Japan.It may not apply to mountaineering, and even if it does apply, it may not apply to accidents above a certain altitude.If you wish, we will guide you to Mexican insurance.Please note that this is only guaranteed up to an altitude of 3500m in principle. Currently, there are no insurance products with coverage over 3500m.

If the weather turns bad and there is a possibility of rain, or if any of our customers get injured or become ill, we will do our best to ensure the safety of our customers.I decided to cancel the tour and go down the mountain.Please understand that there is something to do.We recommend that you acclimatize to the altitude by exercising such as running in Mexico City at an altitude of 2200m, and bring medicine to prevent altitude sickness.Due to the high altitude, it gets cold even in summer, so please prepare warm clothes.



Photo gallery

Mexico's second peak Popocatepetl on the left, Mexico's third peak Iztaccihuatl on the right

Mexico's highest mountain, Citraltepetl, 5636m

ridge before summit

the last rock



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